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Arsene and Ferguson love-hate relationship

The rivalry between Wenger and Ferguson cannot be forgotten easily and is known worldwide. If one is the Boss of the Manchester United then other is fondly known as The Teacher who revolutionized football in the United Kingdom and transformed the Arsenal club. The long lasting rivalry was finally put to rest and the lid

The rivalry between Wenger and Ferguson cannot be forgotten easily and is known worldwide. If one is the Boss of the Manchester United then other is fondly known as The Teacher who revolutionized football in the United Kingdom and transformed the Arsenal club. The long lasting rivalry was finally put to rest and the lid […]

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Report: SMU interim head coach Jeff Traylor joins Arkansas, Sonny Dykes to coach bowl game

Arkansas’ hiring of Chad Morris has left a domino effect of wackiness at SMU – but don’t expect to see it elsewhere in the bowl season. SMU’s interim head coach Jeff Traylor is following his former boss to the Razorbacks, leaving the Mustangs without a head coach for the second time in about a week.

Arkansas’ hiring of Chad Morris has left a domino effect of wackiness at SMU – but don’t expect to see it elsewhere in the bowl season. SMU’s interim head coach Jeff Traylor is following his former boss to the Razorbacks, leaving the Mustangs without a head coach for the second time in about a week. […]

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Report: New SMU coach Sonny Dykes will get early start — in the Mustangs’ bowl game

Arkansas’ hiring of Chad Morris has left a domino effect – but don’t expect to see it elsewhere in the bowl season. SMU interim coach Jeff Traylor was supposed to coach the Mustangs in the Frisco Bowl, but is following his former boss to the Razorbacks. The solution, as reported by the the Dallas Morning

Arkansas’ hiring of Chad Morris has left a domino effect – but don’t expect to see it elsewhere in the bowl season. SMU interim coach Jeff Traylor was supposed to coach the Mustangs in the Frisco Bowl, but is following his former boss to the Razorbacks. The solution, as reported by the the Dallas Morning […]

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Could Alabama or LSU be in future for Louisville RB Jeremy Smith?

What does LSU’s future at running back look like after Derrius Guice? A rusher who shared the backfield with a Heisman winner might be the answer. The father of Louisville running back Jeremy Smith says his son is planning a graduate transfer, and he’s discussing LSU and Alabama as potential destinations, as reported by the

What does LSU’s future at running back look like after Derrius Guice? A rusher who shared the backfield with a Heisman winner might be the answer. The father of Louisville running back Jeremy Smith says his son is planning a graduate transfer, and he’s discussing LSU and Alabama as potential destinations, as reported by the […]

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FSU tight ends coach Tim Brewster follows Jimbo Fisher to Texas A&M

Tight end coach Tim Brewster, one of Jimbo Fisher’s ace recruiters, will follow his boss from Tallahassee to College Station. Brewster tweeted the news Tuesday morning. I will now join Jimbo in College Station. God Bless and always #GoNoles🍢🍢 — Tim Brewster (@TimBrewster) December 12, 2017 Brewster had been in charge of the Seminoles’ tight

Tight end coach Tim Brewster, one of Jimbo Fisher’s ace recruiters, will follow his boss from Tallahassee to College Station. Brewster tweeted the news Tuesday morning. I will now join Jimbo in College Station. God Bless and always #GoNoles🍢🍢 — Tim Brewster (@TimBrewster) December 12, 2017 Brewster had been in charge of the Seminoles’ tight […]

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Reports: Texas A&M hires Memphis assistant Darrell Dickey as offensive coordinator

Multiple media reports say new Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has hired Darrell Dickey as his offensive coordinator. Dickey had held the same role at Memphis the past six seasons under Justin Fuente and then Mike Norvell. Fisher called his own plays at FSU and is expected to do so at A&M, as well. Dickey

Multiple media reports say new Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has hired Darrell Dickey as his offensive coordinator. Dickey had held the same role at Memphis the past six seasons under Justin Fuente and then Mike Norvell. Fisher called his own plays at FSU and is expected to do so at A&M, as well. Dickey […]

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Jim Harbaugh’s happy: Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson says he is headed to Michigan

One of the best quarterbacks in the SEC is leaving. As expected, as Ole Miss sophomore Shea Patterson is transferring to Michigan. He announced his decision Monday via Twitter. pic.twitter.com/98X2y0Fg3n — Shea Patterson (@SheaPatterson_1) December 11, 2017 Patterson was a five-star recruit in the 2016 class, and while the plan was for him to redshirt,

One of the best quarterbacks in the SEC is leaving. As expected, as Ole Miss sophomore Shea Patterson is transferring to Michigan. He announced his decision Monday via Twitter. pic.twitter.com/98X2y0Fg3n — Shea Patterson (@SheaPatterson_1) December 11, 2017 Patterson was a five-star recruit in the 2016 class, and while the plan was for him to redshirt, […]

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Report: Former Vols QB Sheriron Jones picks New Mexico as 4th college destination

After college stops in three states, well-traveled former Tennessee quarterback Sheriron Jones seems to be on the move again. He reportedly has committed to New Mexico, as reported by 247Sports.com’s Ryan Bartow. Scoop: One of the nation's top JUCO dual-threat QBs Sheriron Jones, former signal caller at #Tennessee, commits to #NewMexico. @gullyboyjonezy — Ryan Bartow

After college stops in three states, well-traveled former Tennessee quarterback Sheriron Jones seems to be on the move again. He reportedly has committed to New Mexico, as reported by 247Sports.com’s Ryan Bartow. Scoop: One of the nation’s top JUCO dual-threat QBs Sheriron Jones, former signal caller at #Tennessee, commits to #NewMexico. @gullyboyjonezy — Ryan Bartow […]

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4-star WR Devonta Jason’s Kansas de-commit could boost Mississippi State, LSU

Just 10 months ago, six players from the New Orleans area committed to Kansas. Now, only two remain, and teams like Mississippi State or LSU may benefit. Four-star wide receiver Devonta Jason de-committed from the Jayhawks Sunday, with an SEC destination possibly in store. He announced his decision on Twitter: I'm Decommitted From Kansas University

Just 10 months ago, six players from the New Orleans area committed to Kansas. Now, only two remain, and teams like Mississippi State or LSU may benefit. Four-star wide receiver Devonta Jason de-committed from the Jayhawks Sunday, with an SEC destination possibly in store. He announced his decision on Twitter: I’m Decommitted From Kansas University […]

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No surprise here: Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield takes home the Heisman

Quarterback Baker Mayfield on Saturday night became the sixth Oklahoma player to win the Heisman Trophy, and he now will attempt to become the fifth Heisman winner in the past nine seasons to also win the national title. Mayfield will be looking to join Alabama’s Derrick Henry (2015), Florida State’s Jameis Winston (2013), Auburn’s Cam

Quarterback Baker Mayfield on Saturday night became the sixth Oklahoma player to win the Heisman Trophy, and he now will attempt to become the fifth Heisman winner in the past nine seasons to also win the national title. Mayfield will be looking to join Alabama’s Derrick Henry (2015), Florida State’s Jameis Winston (2013), Auburn’s Cam […]

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Reports: Florida State hires Willie Taggart as coach

Willie Taggart is headed home. Numerous media reports Tuesday afternoon have Taggart – a Florida native – being hired as Florida State’s coach, replacing Jimbo Fisher. Taggart, 41, is in his first season at Oregon. Taggart also has coached at Western Kentucky and USF. Fisher resigned at FSU last Friday, and speculation immediately centered on

Willie Taggart is headed home. Numerous media reports Tuesday afternoon have Taggart – a Florida native – being hired as Florida State’s coach, replacing Jimbo Fisher. Taggart, 41, is in his first season at Oregon. Taggart also has coached at Western Kentucky and USF. Fisher resigned at FSU last Friday, and speculation immediately centered on […]

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Mizzou’s Josh Heupel leaves for UCF job, hires Randy Shannon as DC

After building the SEC’s top-scoring offense at Missouri, Josh Heupel is leaving the Tigers for his first head-coaching job. He was announced Tuesday as the next coach at UCF. He’s here for sustained success. Welcome to Orlando, @coachjoshheupel! 📰 https://t.co/U2J5is7XzG#ChargeOn pic.twitter.com/oPEx7msW1u — #Perfect2Peach 🍑 (@UCF_Football) December 5, 2017 He replaces Scott Frost, who was hired

After building the SEC’s top-scoring offense at Missouri, Josh Heupel is leaving the Tigers for his first head-coaching job. He was announced Tuesday as the next coach at UCF. He’s here for sustained success. Welcome to Orlando, @coachjoshheupel! 📰 https://t.co/U2J5is7XzG#ChargeOn pic.twitter.com/oPEx7msW1u — #Perfect2Peach 🍑 (@UCF_Football) December 5, 2017 He replaces Scott Frost, who was hired […]

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Reports: John Currie out as Tennessee athletic director

Just when it seemed as if Tennessee’s coaching search couldn’t get any wilder, athletic director John Currie was fired Friday after about eight months on the job. Numerous reports, including one from ESPN, say Currie was dismissed after meeting with new chancellor Beverly Davenport on Friday morning. Just filed to ESPN: Tennessee has parted ways

Just when it seemed as if Tennessee’s coaching search couldn’t get any wilder, athletic director John Currie was fired Friday after about eight months on the job. Numerous reports, including one from ESPN, say Currie was dismissed after meeting with new chancellor Beverly Davenport on Friday morning. Just filed to ESPN: Tennessee has parted ways […]

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WWE’s Kane, running for mayor in Knox County, backs Les Miles for Vols

Combine a grass-eating coach and a wrestler-turned-politician and you’ve got more proof that Tennessee’s hunt for a new head coach has gone way past wacky. WWE superstar Kane, whose real name is Glenn Jacobs, endorsed former LSU coach Les Miles for the Vols’ head coaching job on Twitter Thursday: Good friend who works with @CoachLesMiles

Combine a grass-eating coach and a wrestler-turned-politician and you’ve got more proof that Tennessee’s hunt for a new head coach has gone way past wacky. WWE superstar Kane, whose real name is Glenn Jacobs, endorsed former LSU coach Les Miles for the Vols’ head coaching job on Twitter Thursday: Good friend who works with @CoachLesMiles […]

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Will Jimbo Fisher choose Texas A&M or not? FSU reportedly wants answer soon

As Texas A&M fans await a decision from Jimbo Fisher on whether he will become the next Aggies coach, Fisher’s current school apparently wants a decision soon. Florida State’s administration wants Fisher to make up his mind quickly whether he is leaving, as reported by ESPN. Fisher reportedly wishes to defer his announcement until after

As Texas A&M fans await a decision from Jimbo Fisher on whether he will become the next Aggies coach, Fisher’s current school apparently wants a decision soon. Florida State’s administration wants Fisher to make up his mind quickly whether he is leaving, as reported by ESPN. Fisher reportedly wishes to defer his announcement until after […]

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‘Don’t spoil the surprise’: Derrius Guice tweets about (possible) LSU return

So you’re saying there’s a chance? LSU junior running back Derrius Guice doesn’t seem to be ruling out the possibility of a return to Baton Rouge next season. Guice appeared to leave the door open in an overnight Twitter exchange with Tigers punter Zach Von Rosenberg. Von Rosenberg had cited statistics pointing out that Guice,

So you’re saying there’s a chance? LSU junior running back Derrius Guice doesn’t seem to be ruling out the possibility of a return to Baton Rouge next season. Guice appeared to leave the door open in an overnight Twitter exchange with Tigers punter Zach Von Rosenberg. Von Rosenberg had cited statistics pointing out that Guice, […]

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A day unlike any other at Tennessee ends with egg on AD’s face – and still no coach

(Special to Gridiron Now from John Brice) At a place too ripe with drama and too often a national punchline, University of Tennessee leaders – especially athletics director John Currie and chancellor Beverly Davenport – one-upped themselves on Sunday afternoon with an ill-conceived agreement for the Vols’ next head football coach and then a mad

(Special to Gridiron Now from John Brice) At a place too ripe with drama and too often a national punchline, University of Tennessee leaders – especially athletics director John Currie and chancellor Beverly Davenport – one-upped themselves on Sunday afternoon with an ill-conceived agreement for the Vols’ next head football coach and then a mad […]

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‘It’s wrapping up’ – Vols closing in on naming Greg Schiano next head coach

(Special to Gridiron Now from John Brice) Tennessee’s two-week-old coaching search is concluding with a name that, per sources on campus, Tennessee doesn’t want to be naming as its next head coach. Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano, a former head coach at Rutgers and the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is poised to become UT’s

(Special to Gridiron Now from John Brice) Tennessee’s two-week-old coaching search is concluding with a name that, per sources on campus, Tennessee doesn’t want to be naming as its next head coach. Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano, a former head coach at Rutgers and the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is poised to become UT’s […]

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Volunteers expected to decide on next head coach in matter of days

The University of Tennessee’s search for its next football coach is not officially two weeks old, but sources close to the process of finding Butch Jones’ replacement believe the Vols could have their next head coach within 72 hours. (Note, this article was published at 4:30 PM ET on Friday, November 24th) Multiple sources on

The University of Tennessee’s search for its next football coach is not officially two weeks old, but sources close to the process of finding Butch Jones’ replacement believe the Vols could have their next head coach within 72 hours. (Note, this article was published at 4:30 PM ET on Friday, November 24th) Multiple sources on […]

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Reports: Chip Kelly met with UCLA on Tuesday, will choose between Bruins and Gators

Florida has competition for its top coaching choice, and that competition seems to be heating up. Chip Kelly met with UCLA officials in Los Angeles on Tuesday, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach subsequently reported Wednesday morning that Kelly is likely to make his selection between the Gators and Bruins soon,

Florida has competition for its top coaching choice, and that competition seems to be heating up. Chip Kelly met with UCLA officials in Los Angeles on Tuesday, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach subsequently reported Wednesday morning that Kelly is likely to make his selection between the Gators and Bruins soon, […]

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Report: Dan Mullen ‘has interest in the Tennessee job’

What if Jon Gruden doesn’t become Tennessee’s next head coach? Will the University simply shutter the program? Gauging from the prevailing opinion on social media, that seems to be a possibility. It’s not. Life – and football – will continue on Rocky Top with, or without, Chucky. But if not Gruden, then who? “Chip Kelly

What if Jon Gruden doesn’t become Tennessee’s next head coach? Will the University simply shutter the program? Gauging from the prevailing opinion on social media, that seems to be a possibility. It’s not. Life – and football – will continue on Rocky Top with, or without, Chucky. But if not Gruden, then who? “Chip Kelly […]

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Reasons Gators like Chip Kelly obvious, two red flags on him may not be

The internet has been set ablaze with rumors linking Chip Kelly to Florida. Various social media and message board posts – calling them “reports” would be giving them too much credit – have Florida officials variously negotiating with the former Oregon, Eagles and 49ers head coach, flying to Connecticut to finalize contract details with him,

The internet has been set ablaze with rumors linking Chip Kelly to Florida. Various social media and message board posts – calling them “reports” would be giving them too much credit – have Florida officials variously negotiating with the former Oregon, Eagles and 49ers head coach, flying to Connecticut to finalize contract details with him, […]

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Dan Mullen betting favorite to be Gators next coach; Spurrier, Tebow on board

Betonline.ag has just posted the odds on who will permanently replace Jim McElwain as University of Florida Head Coach. Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen is the market favorite at +350 (bet $100 to win $350). Central Florida’s Scott Frost and Mike Norvell of Memphis are co second choices at +700. Other notable names on the board

Betonline.ag has just posted the odds on who will permanently replace Jim McElwain as University of Florida Head Coach. Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen is the market favorite at +350 (bet $100 to win $350). Central Florida’s Scott Frost and Mike Norvell of Memphis are co second choices at +700. Other notable names on the board […]

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Why Jon Gruden wouldn’t be a good college coach – for Tennessee or anybody

(Chris Landry is a veteran NFL scout who has worked for the Cleveland Browns and the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. Previously, he ran the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and served as an assistant coach at LSU. Landry is a consultant for multiple NFL teams and major college programs.) The college coaching “hot seat” season has

(Chris Landry is a veteran NFL scout who has worked for the Cleveland Browns and the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. Previously, he ran the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and served as an assistant coach at LSU. Landry is a consultant for multiple NFL teams and major college programs.) The college coaching “hot seat” season has […]

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Auburn coaches ‘distraught’ following loss at LSU

(Chris Landry is a veteran NFL scout who has worked for the Cleveland Browns and the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. Previously, he ran the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and served as an assistant coach at LSU. Landry is a consultant for multiple NFL teams and major college programs.) Auburn’s loss was a gut-punch for Tiger

(Chris Landry is a veteran NFL scout who has worked for the Cleveland Browns and the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. Previously, he ran the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and served as an assistant coach at LSU. Landry is a consultant for multiple NFL teams and major college programs.) Auburn’s loss was a gut-punch for Tiger […]

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College Football: a European soccer fans perspective

Europeans have always had a curious relationship with US Sports. However, times are good for those wishing to expand across the Atlantic. The popularity of NFL, NBA and, even MLB and NHL, has surged in recent years. NFL games at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London have been a massive success, perhaps more than anyone

Europeans have always had a curious relationship with US Sports. However, times are good for those wishing to expand across the Atlantic. The popularity of NFL, NBA and, even MLB and NHL, has surged in recent years. NFL games at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London have been a massive success, perhaps more than anyone […]

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What was said in Joe Alleva’s closed-door meeting with Orgeron, Canada and Aranda?

(Chris Landry is a veteran NFL scout who has worked for the Cleveland Browns and the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. Previously, he ran the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and served as an assistant coach at LSU. Landry is a consultant for multiple NFL teams and major college programs.) When LSU athletic director Joe Alleva called

(Chris Landry is a veteran NFL scout who has worked for the Cleveland Browns and the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. Previously, he ran the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and served as an assistant coach at LSU. Landry is a consultant for multiple NFL teams and major college programs.) When LSU athletic director Joe Alleva called […]

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The rise and fall of LSU football – from the inside

Chris Landry graduated from LSU. He was a graduate assistant football coach there and assistant football coach there in the 1980s. He worked with Nick Saban in the NFL and helped facilitate Saban being hired by LSU. He’s worked as a consultant to LSU head football coaching searches and continues to live in Baton Rouge.

Chris Landry graduated from LSU. He was a graduate assistant football coach there and assistant football coach there in the 1980s. He worked with Nick Saban in the NFL and helped facilitate Saban being hired by LSU. He’s worked as a consultant to LSU head football coaching searches and continues to live in Baton Rouge. […]

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An introduction to Australian sports betting

An Introduction to Australian Sports Betting The sports betting market in Australia is one of the world’s fastest growing: the percentage of Australians who indulge in some kind of gambling stands at 80%, and is sure to keep rising thanks to the constant increase in accessibility that internet-based betting brings. Australian punters enjoy placing wagers

An Introduction to Australian Sports Betting The sports betting market in Australia is one of the world’s fastest growing: the percentage of Australians who indulge in some kind of gambling stands at 80%, and is sure to keep rising thanks to the constant increase in accessibility that internet-based betting brings. Australian punters enjoy placing wagers […]

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Kevin Sumlin ‘frustrated and not happy’ by regent’s demand for ouster

Kevin Sumlin has heard the rumblings from one of Texas A&M’s regents, and it’s no surprise: The Aggies’ head coach doesn’t like what he’s hearing. During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Sumlin said he was “frustrated and not happy” about the demands for his job, as reported by TexAgsRadio. Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee, a member

Kevin Sumlin has heard the rumblings from one of Texas A&M’s regents, and it’s no surprise: The Aggies’ head coach doesn’t like what he’s hearing. During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Sumlin said he was “frustrated and not happy” about the demands for his job, as reported by TexAgsRadio. Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee, a member […]

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Kevin Sumlin ‘frustrated and not happy’ by regent’s demand for ouster

Kevin Sumlin has heard the rumblings from one of Texas A&M’s regents, and it’s no surprise: The Aggies coach doesn’t like what he’s hearing. During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Sumlin said he was “frustrated and not happy” about the demands for his job. Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee, a member of the Texas A&M board

Kevin Sumlin has heard the rumblings from one of Texas A&M’s regents, and it’s no surprise: The Aggies coach doesn’t like what he’s hearing. During his weekly press conference Tuesday, Sumlin said he was “frustrated and not happy” about the demands for his job. Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee, a member of the Texas A&M board […]

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Report: Tennessee WR Jauan Jennings dislocates wrist, out 12 weeks

The last thing Tennessee’s offense needed is to play without its top receiver, but Jauan Jennings is expected to miss most of the season, perhaps up to 12 weeks, due to a dislocated wrist, as reported by Volquest.com and other outlets. Jennings is expected to undergo surgery for the injury, which is believed to stem

The last thing Tennessee’s offense needed is to play without its top receiver, but Jauan Jennings is expected to miss most of the season, perhaps up to 12 weeks, due to a dislocated wrist, as reported by Volquest.com and other outlets. Jennings is expected to undergo surgery for the injury, which is believed to stem […]

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Report: Tennessee WR Jauan Jennings dislocates wrist, out 12 weeks

The last thing Tennessee’s offense needed is to play without its top receiver, but Jauan Jennings is expected to miss most of the season, perhaps up to 12 weeks, due to a dislocated wrist, as reported by Volquest.com and other outlets. Jennings is expected to undergo surgery for the injury, which is believed to stem

The last thing Tennessee’s offense needed is to play without its top receiver, but Jauan Jennings is expected to miss most of the season, perhaps up to 12 weeks, due to a dislocated wrist, as reported by Volquest.com and other outlets. Jennings is expected to undergo surgery for the injury, which is believed to stem […]

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ESPN’s Ed Cunningham cites concussions, bowl game, for quitting broadcasting

A familiar voice in broadcasting is quitting football due to concerns over concussions and an SEC game was the catalyst. Ed Cunningham says he’s walking away from analyzing games on ESPN this year because he believes the game is too dangerous for the brain, as reported by John Branch of the New York Times. Cunningham,

A familiar voice in broadcasting is quitting football due to concerns over concussions and an SEC game was the catalyst. Ed Cunningham says he’s walking away from analyzing games on ESPN this year because he believes the game is too dangerous for the brain, as reported by John Branch of the New York Times. Cunningham, […]

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‘Always catchable’ Myles Brennan moving toward LSU’s No. 2 QB job

In two months in Baton Rouge, Myles Brennan has made giant steps toward winning LSU’s No. 2 quarterback job. Just ask the Tigers’ top wideout. D.J. Chark said Thursday that Brennan passes with a control that’s “rare in a young guy,” as reported by Christopher Dabe of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Chark hasn’t had much

In two months in Baton Rouge, Myles Brennan has made giant steps toward winning LSU’s No. 2 quarterback job. Just ask the Tigers’ top wideout. D.J. Chark said Thursday that Brennan passes with a control that’s “rare in a young guy,” as reported by Christopher Dabe of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Chark hasn’t had much […]

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‘Always catchable’ Myles Brennan moving toward LSU’s No. 2 QB job

In two months in Baton Rouge, true freshman Myles Brennan has made giant steps toward winning LSU’s No. 2 quarterback job. Just ask the Tigers’ top wideout. D.J. Chark said Thursday that Brennan passes with a control that’s “rare in a young guy,” as reported by the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Chark hasn’t had much time

In two months in Baton Rouge, true freshman Myles Brennan has made giant steps toward winning LSU’s No. 2 quarterback job. Just ask the Tigers’ top wideout. D.J. Chark said Thursday that Brennan passes with a control that’s “rare in a young guy,” as reported by the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Chark hasn’t had much time […]

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Derrius Guice says LSU defense ‘can’t find a way to stop’ Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Last year showed that Derrius Guice was LSU’s successor to Leonard Fournette at running back. So now is one Tigers freshman ready to become the next Guice? Clyde Edwards-Helaire seems to be gaining ground in the race to become LSU’s No. 2 running back. So far, he’s already won over the Tigers’ starter. Guice said

Last year showed that Derrius Guice was LSU’s successor to Leonard Fournette at running back. So now is one Tigers freshman ready to become the next Guice? Clyde Edwards-Helaire seems to be gaining ground in the race to become LSU’s No. 2 running back. So far, he’s already won over the Tigers’ starter. Guice said […]

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Derrius Guice says LSU defense ‘can’t find a way to stop’ Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Last year showed that Derrius Guice is LSU’s successor to Leonard Fournette at running back. Now, is one Tigers’ freshman ready to become the next Derrius Guice? Freshman running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire seems to be gaining ground in the race to become the No. 2 running back at Tiger Stadium. He’s already won over LSU’s

Last year showed that Derrius Guice is LSU’s successor to Leonard Fournette at running back. Now, is one Tigers’ freshman ready to become the next Derrius Guice? Freshman running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire seems to be gaining ground in the race to become the No. 2 running back at Tiger Stadium. He’s already won over LSU’s […]

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DeLoss Dodds, Texas ‘wanted to punish Texas A&M’

Texas A&M and Texas have never been on the best of terms. Their rivalry, however, was made more bitter by the Aggies’ exit of the Big 12 to the SEC according to A&M’s former president. Former Texas A&M president and Missouri chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said in an interview with the Dallas Morning News that

Texas A&M and Texas have never been on the best of terms. Their rivalry, however, was made more bitter by the Aggies’ exit of the Big 12 to the SEC according to A&M’s former president. Former Texas A&M president and Missouri chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said in an interview with the Dallas Morning News that […]

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Will state of California’s travel ban affect bowls in Texas?

California has banned state-funded travel to Texas and seven other states. So what does it mean for college athletic teams — and are bowl trips in jeopardy? Schools still are evaluating the potential impacts of last week’s announcement by California attorney general Xavier Becerra, which targets travel to Texas, Alabama, Kentucky and South Dakota, as

California has banned state-funded travel to Texas and seven other states. So what does it mean for college athletic teams — and are bowl trips in jeopardy? Schools still are evaluating the potential impacts of last week’s announcement by California attorney general Xavier Becerra, which targets travel to Texas, Alabama, Kentucky and South Dakota, as […]

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Which is the only school to turn down a visit from ‘College GameDay?’

When Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and company come to town, it’s a big deal. So who would turn down a visit from ESPN’s “College GameDay?” Apparently, it’s happened. California is the only school to say no to the traveling college football extravaganza, as reported by ESPN producer Lee Fitting at the SVG College Sports Summit

When Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and company come to town, it’s a big deal. So who would turn down a visit from ESPN’s “College GameDay?” Apparently, it’s happened. California is the only school to say no to the traveling college football extravaganza, as reported by ESPN producer Lee Fitting at the SVG College Sports Summit […]

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Which is the only school to turn down a visit from ‘College GameDay’?

When Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and company come to town, it’s a big deal. So who would turn down a visit from ESPN’s “College GameDay”? Apparently, it’s happened. California is the only school to say no to the traveling college football extravaganza, ESPN producer Lee Fitting said at the SVG College Sports Summit in Atlanta.

When Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and company come to town, it’s a big deal. So who would turn down a visit from ESPN’s “College GameDay”? Apparently, it’s happened. California is the only school to say no to the traveling college football extravaganza, ESPN producer Lee Fitting said at the SVG College Sports Summit in Atlanta. […]

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SEC commissioner Greg Sankey pooh-poohs notion of Auburn moving to SEC East

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye wants Auburn to move to the SEC East. Current Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says it makes sense. Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs is on board. Auburn fans like the idea as well. Too bad, says SEC commissioner Greg Sankey. Sankey on the Auburn to the SEC East: "It's not on

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye wants Auburn to move to the SEC East. Current Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says it makes sense. Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs is on board. Auburn fans like the idea as well. Too bad, says SEC commissioner Greg Sankey. Sankey on the Auburn to the SEC East: “It’s not on […]

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SEC Commissioner pooh-poohs notion of Auburn moving to SEC East

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye wants Auburn to move to the SEC East. Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs is on board. Auburn fans like the idea as well. Too bad, says SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. Sankey on the Auburn to the SEC East: "It's not on the agenda." Sankey is making fun of the entire

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye wants Auburn to move to the SEC East. Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs is on board. Auburn fans like the idea as well. Too bad, says SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. Sankey on the Auburn to the SEC East: “It’s not on the agenda.” Sankey is making fun of the entire […]

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WATCH: Former Gator Will Yeguete performs Chomp at Egyptian pyramid

Further proof: The Gators’ Chomp is everywhere. And we mean everywhere. The latest evidence comes from the tombs of the pharaohs. Former Gators basketball player Will Yeguete, who went to the Final Four under Billy Donovan, performed the signature Florida cheer… in Egypt. RELATED: Three Florida players who need to have breakout seasons in 2017

Further proof: The Gators’ Chomp is everywhere. And we mean everywhere. The latest evidence comes from the tombs of the pharaohs. Former Gators basketball player Will Yeguete, who went to the Final Four under Billy Donovan, performed the signature Florida cheer… in Egypt. RELATED: Three Florida players who need to have breakout seasons in 2017 […]

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Texas Tech leading receiver Jonathan Giles says he is transferring

Jonathan Giles, one of the nation’s leading returning receivers, announced via Twitter on Friday afternoon that he was transferring from Texas Tech. #GunsUp🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/UkJKbGApNF — JonGiles2 (@_JonathanGiles) April 28, 2017 Giles was the Red Raiders’ leading receiver last season, when he had 69 receptions for 1,158 yards and 13 TDs as a sophomore. Only six

Jonathan Giles, one of the nation’s leading returning receivers, announced via Twitter on Friday afternoon that he was transferring from Texas Tech. #GunsUp🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/UkJKbGApNF — JonGiles2 (@_JonathanGiles) April 28, 2017 Giles was the Red Raiders’ leading receiver last season, when he had 69 receptions for 1,158 yards and 13 TDs as a sophomore. Only six […]

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Former FSU QB Danny Kanell among many college football layoffs at ESPN

The latest round of job cuts at ESPN has claimed a former ACC star quarterback noted for role in the Florida-Florida State rivalry of the 1990s. Former Florida State quarterback Danny Kanell is among the estimated 100 ESPN employees laid off Wednesday, he announced on Twitter. Poured my heart and soul into ESPN for last

The latest round of job cuts at ESPN has claimed a former ACC star quarterback noted for role in the Florida-Florida State rivalry of the 1990s. Former Florida State quarterback Danny Kanell is among the estimated 100 ESPN employees laid off Wednesday, he announced on Twitter. Poured my heart and soul into ESPN for last […]

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Former FSU QB Danny Kanell among many college football layoffs at ESPN

The latest round of job cuts at ESPN has claimed a former ACC star quarterback noted for role in the Florida-Florida State rivalry of the 1990s. Former Florida State quarterback Danny Kanell is among the estimated 100 ESPN employees laid off Wednesday, he announced on Twitter: Poured my heart and soul into ESPN for last

The latest round of job cuts at ESPN has claimed a former ACC star quarterback noted for role in the Florida-Florida State rivalry of the 1990s. Former Florida State quarterback Danny Kanell is among the estimated 100 ESPN employees laid off Wednesday, he announced on Twitter: Poured my heart and soul into ESPN for last […]

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Albert to the rescue: Gators mascot protects young fan from foul ball

Even when it’s not football season, it looks like the quest to right wrongs and do good deeds never stops for Florida Gators mascot Albert. The giant alligator came to the rescue of a young fan, helping deflect a stray foul ball during Florida’s baseball game against North Florida. RELATED: NCAA says Florida, Georgia, Louisiana

Even when it’s not football season, it looks like the quest to right wrongs and do good deeds never stops for Florida Gators mascot Albert. The giant alligator came to the rescue of a young fan, helping deflect a stray foul ball during Florida’s baseball game against North Florida. RELATED: NCAA says Florida, Georgia, Louisiana […]

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NCAA allows 10th assistant coach, starting in January 2018

Coaches in the Power Five conferences are about to get one of the top items on their wish list — but they’ll have to wait a couple of weeks beyond Dec. 25. The NCAA Division I Council approved a proposal Friday to allow a 10th assistant coach for FBS programs. The provision for the 10th

Coaches in the Power Five conferences are about to get one of the top items on their wish list — but they’ll have to wait a couple of weeks beyond Dec. 25. The NCAA Division I Council approved a proposal Friday to allow a 10th assistant coach for FBS programs. The provision for the 10th […]

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